A pioneering stem cell treatment developed by scientists at Oper Technology, a biotechnology start-up attached to Hong Kong Baptist University, has proven to be “very successful” when tested on rats, especially in cases of Parkinson’s. Its co-founder suggests the method could eventually become an “ultimate treatment” for the disease. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong biotech start-up claims world first in stem cell treatment of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Oper Technology, linked with Baptist University, claims to be the first to successfully harvest stem cells directly from the brain and re-inject the developed neural cells back into a live subject

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A pioneering stem cell treatment developed by scientists at Oper Technology, a biotechnology start-up attached to Hong Kong Baptist University, has proven to be “very successful” when tested on rats, especially in cases of Parkinson’s. Its co-founder suggests the method could eventually become an “ultimate treatment” for the disease. Photo: Reuters
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Zen Soo

Zen Soo

Zen Soo joined the Post in 2015. She covers China technology, in particular e-commerce, online to offline and mobile payments. She also writes about Southeast Asian tech companies.